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Putney Swope

Robert Downey / US, 1969 / 84 min.

The restoration was made by Vinegar Syndrome, All Channel Films and the American Genre Film Archive.

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But where the film that stars Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda is now regarded as a classic, the satirical attack on corporate America by director Robert Downey (yes, the father of) was gradually forgotten. In recent years, the film has since become a bona fide cult phenomenon, with fans such as Paul Thomas Anderson, Joel & Ethan Coen, Chris Rock and Dave Chapelle.

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Director

Robert Downey

Production year

1969

Country

US

Original title

Putney Swope

Length

84 min.

Language

English

Format

DCP

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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